VISITOR - This might seem like a weird question, but what do Mormons think about yoga?

JOEL - The Mormon Church has nothing against physical fitness and meditation; this would include yoga. We are always encouraged to keep ourselves healthy and mentally happy and contented. If an individual feels that yoga is a good way to accomplish those things then he is encouraged to do so. However, it should only be used as a means of physical and mental exercise and should not take the place of one's religious beliefs and inspiration from the Holy Ghost.

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